Archive for April, 2012

April 30, 2012

“Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.” I’m sure we ladies have all seen that quote at least 100 times.  And lucky for me that there […]

President Abraham Lincoln’s Last Stop in Indianapolis

April 30, 2012, 1 Comment

April 30, 1865-While the city was rejoicing over the fall of Richmond and the surrender of Lee, the news came that President Lincoln had been assassin ...

Sunday Prayers: Prather Masonic Temple, 42nd & College

April 29, 2012, 8 Comments

Every time I pass this, I think about what the ground floor, in particular, looked like originally. Indiana Historical Society has a few old pics of t ...

Sunday Adverts: Architects in 1914 Indianapolis

April 29, 2012, 2 Comments

Last night’s fundraiser for Indiana Landmarks included (among many fabulous features) the announcement of this year’s 10 Most Endangered L ...

  • Heritage Steward: Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker
    April 27, 2012, No comments

    NAME: Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker TITLE: Curator of Social History  FOR: Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites SINCE? 1995 ORIGINALLY FROM? I grew up on a farm in the Greenwood, Indiana area. YOUR JOB DUTIES INCLUDE? Planning exhibits; c ...

  • Friday Favorite: On Broadway
    April 27, 2012, 3 Comments

    This is one you’d have to go looking for; it’s not like you’re just going to chance upon it, since there’s no through-way and it abuts the highway that excised a substantial swath between Old Northside and St. Joseph ...

  • WTH Weds: Think Outside the Box!
    April 25, 2012, 1 Comment

    Clearly the person who remodeled this house knew covering the windows with vinyl siding was a bad idea. However, those instincts can only get you so far: in this case whatever the hell this frame is… and solar powered lights? […]